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Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb
- April 22, 2017

When I previewed Game 1, which was a mini-preview for this series, I said , "This is not your typical #1 vs #8 playoff series". He averaged 5.6 points, while shooting 40.9 percent from the floor along with 1.8 rebounds in 11.4 minutes throughout the regular season. (more...)
Radulov helps Canadiens beat Rangers 3-1 for series lead Radulov helps Canadiens beat Rangers 3-1 for series lead
- April 22, 2017

The Rangers also had six players on the ice, but the fact that the play wasn't blown dead just sums up how this series has been officiated. "We look forward to playing in front of our own fans", Lundqvist said to the New York Daily News. (more...)
Freddie Andersen displays no concussion symptoms, won't play anyway
- April 22, 2017

Goalie Frederik Andersen may be outmatched by Holtby, but he has shown he can steal a game or two for Toronto. It was the 20th goal of the season for Brown. He couldn't stop Bournival in the opening minutes of the third though, with the fourth liner tapping in Andrej Sustr's shot from behind the goal for a 3-1 lead. (more...)
Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way Philly set to welcome NFL draft in grand way
- April 22, 2017

Jarrad Davis is one of those players that just loves football. So the parking is free but you've got to buck up roughly $2.25 per person to hop on the Broad Street Line. Free parking for the NFL Draft Experience is available in South Philadelphia at both Citizens Bank Park and the Wells Fargo Center beginning 3 p.m. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton dominates to win Chinese Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari Lewis Hamilton dominates to win Chinese Grand Prix from Sebastian Vettel's Ferrari
- April 22, 2017

It was his fifth win in Shanghai after leading every lap in the drenching ran as Vettel fought back to second from fifth. Notably, Hamilton revealed that he had told Vettel that he would be eyeing revenge after the latter piped the former to win the season-opening Australian Grand Prix last month. (more...)
Aaron Hernandez's fiancée wants his death evidence preserved
- April 22, 2017

The news comes as his lawyer and family claim the MA medical examiner is "illegally" holding on to Hernandez's brain. Hernandez's body was released by the medical examiner after an autopsy, but the office retained possession of his brain, drawing criticism and questions from his defense team. (more...)
Brooklyn Nets owner Prokhorov says he's selling 49pc stake Brooklyn Nets owner Prokhorov says he's selling 49pc stake
- April 22, 2017

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has seen his team go from potential Eastern Conference contender a few seasons ago to a team clearly rebuilding. The Nets last made the playoffs in 2015, losing to the Atlanta Hawks in the first round. In addition, the Boston Celtics own the right to swap first-round picks in the 2017 National Basketball Association draft with the Nets, an option they hope will turn into the first overall pick. (more...)
Game 3 Preview: Clips head to Utah to face Jazz Game 3 Preview: Clips head to Utah to face Jazz
- April 22, 2017

Without the NBA's most effective shot-blocker guarding the rim, the Clippers have gone on the attack, driving the lane with increased regularity and joy and doubling up on their Lob City technique. If you'd like a better idea of just how ridiculously well Luc Mbah a Moute has played for the first couple games of this series , click over here and read what Robert Flom had to say. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo 'frustrated with Bernabeu whistles'
- April 22, 2017

Following the clashes between Leicester City supporters and officers that preceded last week's quarter-final first leg between Atletico Madrid and the Premier League champions, authorities in the Spanish capital pledged to reinforce its police presence for Bayern's visit. (more...)
Dwyane Wade surprised Bulls won both games in Boston
- April 22, 2017

Whatever you do, never count out Rondo when it comes to playoffs. They brought in Rajon Rondo and then Wade in free agency, moves that seemed to go against the idea of getting younger. "He has been in big moments". Here's how one source who knows Rondo described his M.O.: "The thing with Rondo is he is going to test you, he is going to test authority". (more...)
Vettel revving up with revived Ferrari Vettel revving up with revived Ferrari
- April 22, 2017

Asked about the message, Bottas replied: "I wasn't really thinking about it, but when I initially heard the call, for me it made sense". Mercedes accepted that if it had intervened earlier in the Bahrain race to get Hamilton past team-mate Valtteri Bottas sooner, it could have threatened Vettel more but it was wary of treating either of its drivers unfairly. (more...)
Sharks even series with 7-0 win over Oilers in Game 4 Sharks even series with 7-0 win over Oilers in Game 4
- April 22, 2017

Two weeks after suffering a left knee injury, Thornton made a dramatic return to the lineup Sunday for the Sharks in their first home playoff game since June 12 of previous year when Sidney Crosby and Pittsburgh Penguins were awarded the Stanley Cup. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Three at the back not guaranteed to stay
- April 22, 2017

However, Wenger watched his side return to winning ways in the Premier League on Monday night when they secured a 2-1 win at Middlesbrough thanks to goals from Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez. And all of a sudden I had that positive feeling again, the one I'd had during our telephone conversation back in 2010. "I felt we were focused and committed". (more...)
Klopp: I could retire after Liverpool contract ends
- April 22, 2017

Wardy [Danny Ward] is at Huddersfield and playing a brilliant season. "When the ball is in the air he is the main threat because he is unbelievable and we felt it all the time in training when he was here", Klopp said. The Reds are missing several key players, with the likes of Sadio Mane, Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson missing through injuries. On-loan Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho is enjoying a positive spell of form since his temporary switch to Palace in January, with Klopp ... (more...)
Rashford Shoots Man Utd into Semis
- April 22, 2017

We are in trouble. United will hope that it's nothing serious of course but again, the scans will reveal the issue. But in attack, we have options. If his club-mates are successful against the Spanish side, he will also miss the opportunity to play in the final in Stockholm, back in his native Sweden. (more...)
Celtics embarrassed by 8-seed Bulls, down 0-2 heading to Chicago
- April 22, 2017

While Butler may be hard to shut down, Avery Bradley and the Celtics did a great job of limiting Chicago's star to just 7 first half points. I think for me and Jimmy to have someone who is so locked in, that gives us a different voice. "Rajon, when he got back in there, I thought was really, really good with that second group. But obviously everybody around here, everybody that's been around him, knows what he's capable of, especially in these big moments". (more...)
Withey lawyer denies domestic abuse charges Withey lawyer denies domestic abuse charges
- April 22, 2017

The TMZ report indicates Summers alleged multiple incidents of violence against her by Withey in 2016, including one visit from police due to a conflict between Withey and Summers. Summers and Withey had a tumultuous relationship, having broken off their engagement last October, with Withey having to refute allegations that he cheated on her and the messy situation between the couple having played out on social media. (more...)
LeBron James went clubbing on Sunday night, then sat out Monday's game
- April 22, 2017

They're the champs. Every team out there has to beat them to become the champs. The team won at least 50 games and looked to be in command of the East for much of the season. "Definitely we've gotten closer", George said Friday before the Pacers left Indianapolis. Cleveland has won five straight meetings with the Raptors, including all three meetings this season. (more...)
Shahid Afridi thanks 'superstar' Kohli & team for wonderful farewell gift
- April 22, 2017

On Twitter, Afridi referred to the signed jersey as "a wonderful farewell gift". "Respect superstar, hope to see you soon", wrote Afridi. Afridi made a decision to pull curtains on an illustrious career which spanned 21 long years. The jersey sent by Kohli had the signatures of Kohli, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Ajinkya Rahane , Shikhar Dhawan , Ravichandran Ashwin , Hardik Pandya, among others. (more...)
Nationals activate SS Turner from 10-day disabled list Nationals activate SS Turner from 10-day disabled list
- April 22, 2017

It is a great sign nonetheless that Turner has been activated, and the speedy shortstop should be inserted back into the staring lineup sooner rather than later. He finished second in National League Rookie of the Year voting to Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager, finishing the year as a.342/.370/.567 hitter with 13 home runs, 40 RBIs and 33 stolen bases. (more...)